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Warlike Christians in an Age of Violence: The Evangelical Case against War and for Gospel Peace
Nick Megoran

 ‘War is sin’ (p.2). This introductory statement accurately gives the thesis of this book, which it seeks to prove from Scripture. The writer repeatedly refers to the ‘gospel of peace’. This phrase is used to mean more than peace with…

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History Revealed in Advance
Philip Parsons

This book is subtitled ‘Predictive prophecy in the Book of Daniel’. Daniel and Revelation are commonly misapplied by cults to justify their bizarre theories; such is not the case here. The author seeks to expound the prophetic passages of Daniel…

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All That Is in God: Evangelical Theology and the Challenge of Classical Christian Theism
James E Dolezal

James E. Dolezal has served the church well with this new book. In recent decades, there have been both subtle and overt attempts to reshape the doctrine of God for the church. This book attempts to recover lost ground by…

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Daily Readings-the Early Church Fathers
Nick Needham

Although the fourth in a series of ‘Daily readings’ by Christian Focus, this one may be unique. I’ve never come across readings taken from the writings of the Early Church Fathers. There are many Christians (including ministers) for whom these…

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Turning the Tide: Reclaiming Religious Freedom in the UK
Roy Mohon

This is a booklet that every Christian ought to make an hour or so to read. It distils so much of what is vital to the preservation of Christianity in our nation today and will save many hours of research…

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Theology Made Practical: New Studies on John Calvin and His Legacy

This book is a series of essays written by three different men on various aspects of Calvin’s life and theology. Its aim is to demonstrate the practical relevance of his theology. Some of the essays were more successful than others…

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Prayers of the Bible: 366 Devotionals to Encourage Your Prayer Life
Gordon J. Keddie

Books of daily devotional readings are not for everyone. Many such books are already available and this one may seem intimidating at over 700 pages. Readers should not be put off, however. It distils more than 30 years of prayer…

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The Spirit of the Age: The 19th Century Debate Over the Holy Spirit and the Westminster Confession
J V Fesko

In the late nineteenth century, mounting pressure developed among churches adhering to the Westminster Confession of Faith (WCF) for a revision of some of its statements. In the USA, this was led by C. A. Briggs and Philip Schaff. Briggs’ antipathy…

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Christians in the Community of the Dome
Julian Mann

Many court cases have taken place in recent years in which Christians, for various reasons, have fallen foul of the law. This has ranged from refusing to bake a cake with a message that goes against one’s convictions; to preaching…

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Fatherhood – what it is and what it’s for
Tony Payne (editor)

This is the second edition of a title originally published in 2004. The author, director of Matthias Media and father of five children, sets out to address the ‘fatherhood crisis’ by changing how we think about fatherhood. He observes that…

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Change and Decay: Primitive Methodism from late Victorian Times till World War I
David Young

This book charts the progressive departure of Primitive Methodism from biblical orthodoxy around the turn of the 20th Century. A previous volume chronicled the rise of the movement a century earlier. The original Primitive Methodist leaders sought a return to the…

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Where we are — the state of Britain now
Roger Scruton

Sir Roger Scruton is a political philosopher, university lecturer, public commentator, opera composer, wine critic and all-round good egg who likes to write two books every year. Scrutonia is his ‘world of farmers and philosophers, of Wagner and wine, of animals…

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Progress: Lifelong growth for gospel workers
Adrian Reynolds

The author of this book is the FIEC training director. This title is part of a series reproducing seminar teaching given at the FIEC ‘Hub’ conference. It is aimed at those in gospel ministry or church leaders pastoring such men.…

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The Reformation: What You Need To Know And Why
John Stott

This small paperback from the Lausanne Movement is a work of two halves. First comes Michael Reeves’ introduction to the world-changing events of 500 years ago. The reader is led through Martin Luther’s protest against indulgences, his new understanding of…

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Emotions: Mirrors of the Heart
Catherine Haddow

This book seeks to encourage godly ways to manage emotions such as sadness, anxiety and anger. It warns against sinful responses to these feelings and is addressed to Christians who struggle in this area or who wish to better support…

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All you need to know about the Bible – Book 4
Brian H Edwards

At first glance, the title of this book may seem ambitious, given that there is so much to say about the Bible. On reading it, however, one soon realises that the author has gone a long way to reaching the…